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New changes for 2019 memberships renewed, activated or purchased from January onwards are in effect.
Greater Vancouver Zoo Annual Passes pay for themselves within 3 visits and are a great gift that keeps on giving all year round! Membership Passes include the following:
- Free daily admission to the Zoo (special events excluded). We are open year round with the exception of December 25 and during severe weather alerts.
- Free Parking Pass
- Free admission to the British Columbia Wildlife Park*
- Free admission to the Edmonton Valley Zoo
- 20% off daily admission to Vancouver Aquarium
- 20% off daily admission to Science World at Telus World of Science
- 10% off of all Greater Vancouver Zoo Gift Shop regular priced merchandise
- 10% off at the Greater Vancouver Zoo Food Concession
- $3.00 off admission for your guests when accompanied by you
The Greater Vancouver Zoo's summer Jr. Zoologist camps are taking place Monday, July 15 - Friday, July 19 and Monday, August 12- Friday, August 16th. Join us for a day or for the whole week while we explore the Diversity of Living Things. Zoo staff will demonstrate how scientists observe animal features to distinguish and classify them. Create enrichment items for animals, make crafts, conduct experiments, meet some of our Animal Care staff, and more!
Discount available when you book two days or more!
Monday: The Diversity of Living Things: taxonomy
Join us for an introduction into the science of animal classification and learn the difference between Kingdoms, Orders, Families and Species
Tuesday: Class Reptilia: how do we classify reptiles?
Learn about the four existing orders of reptiles: turtles, crocodilians, (lizards and snakes), and
Wednesday: Class Aves: how do we classify birds?
Classification of birds involves grouping them into categories according to physiological similarities; this session will compare ostriches to other birds
Thursday: Class Mammalia: how do we classify mammals
Today's focus will be on animals that usually possess hair or fur and mammary glands
Friday: Felidae and Canidae: how do we classify felines and canines?
We conclude our week with families and learn how to differentiate between cats and dogs
Participants receive free admission to the zoo for the day, Post Race Snacks, Commemorative T-Shirt and Face Painting for the Kids, all included with your registration. Then you can head out after the event and discover the amazing animals and talks provided by our wildlife conversation officers, this a fun day out for the whole family. Proceeds from registrations will go toward funding conservation projects at GVZoo as well as the following groups: Wildlife Preservation Canada, Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society and International Rhino Foundation.
Please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org for any questions.
Family Night in the Wild Dates for 2019:
July 13th, July 27th, August 10th, and August 24th
Subject to change at the discretion of the Greater Vancouver Zoo
4:00-6:00pm... Arrive at the Zoo and set up overnight camping gear
7:00pm............ Safety meeting in picnic area
7:30-8:30pm.... Night safari (optional)
8:30pm Hot chocolate, marshmallows, *campfire and stories/games
*Campfire will be subject to applicable fire regulations.
8:00am-8:45am... Continental breakfast is served
8:45am................. Meet a keeper and learn about an animal
9:30am................. **Enjoy a narrated train ride on our Safari Express Miniature Train **Our train tour accommodates two wheelchair passengers at a time. Please let us know if you will require wheelchair accommodations for the train tour. After the Safari Express tour, you are welcome to enjoy the rest of the day at the Zoo!